War of the Rebellion: Serial 070 Page 0458 OPERATIONS IN N. V.A, W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter XLIX.

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CUMBERLAND, May 14, 1864-11 p. m.

Colonel T. M. HARRIS,

Beverly;

General Sigel is advised that General Crook is in Lewisburg. He is desirous that you send a reliable scout and communicate with him, and inform him that he, Sigel, is in Woodstock. Did you send the scout to Webster and Braxton?

B. F. KELLEY,

Brigadier-General.

WASHINGTON CITY, May 14, 1864-9.35 a. m.

Captain J. M. KNAP,

Fort Pitt Works, Pittsburg:

We will take your battalion of artillery, heavy or light, as you can best raise them in the quickest time, to serve at Washington or its vicinity for 100 days from the date of mustering in, the muster in to be by company or battalion.

EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War.

COLUMBUS, May 14, 1864.

(Received 6.15 p. m.)

E. M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

One regiment left Zanesville last evening for Harper's Ferry.

One regiment left here morning for Washington City, and two regiments are now leaving, at 5 p. m., for the same destination.

JNO. BROUGH.

COLUMBUS, May 14, 1864-9. 30 p. m.

(Received 10.30 p. m.)

E. M. STANTON:

One regiment leaves here to-night for Baltimore, and one leaves Camp Dennison to-night for Washington. One will leave Cleveland for Washington to-morrow morning. We are now blocked until more arms and accouterments arrive. This telegraph office will be open to-morrow, and I will be very anxious for news.

JNO. BROUGHT,

Governor.

BALTIMORE, May 14, 1864.

Honorable E. M. STANTON:

Governor Bradford sends me the following letter:

Major-General WALLACE:

GENERAL: I fear the Secretary has misapprehended the purport of you inquiry as to exemption from the draft of the men who volunteer for 100 days. My object is not to procure for the State or city a credit for such volunteers beyond the deduction of the time they so serve, but I only to afford a very strong personal inducement to individuals to volunteer for a service that is immediately